Richard J. La received the B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1994, and the M.S. and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Before joining ISR and ECE he was a member of the systems engineering group at Alcatel U.S.A. and the mathematics of communication networks group at Motorola Inc.
He has served on the editorial board for IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, and IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials and the technical program committee for IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, ACM MobiHoc, ACM Sigmetrics, Complex Networks, and Wireless Internet.
Honors and awards
NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2003)
ISR Outstanding Faculty Award (2021)
Network science, resource allocations and performance evaluation in communication systems, application of game theory, contract theory.